CANCELLED: Shakespeare & Company 2020 LORT Season - Lenox, MA EPA (Originally Scheduled for 03.24.20)

CANCELLED: Shakespeare & Company 2020 LORT Season - Lenox, MA EPA (Originally Scheduled for 03.24.20)

CATEGORY: Performer

Shakespeare & Company
Lenox, MA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CANCELLED
Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. These EPAs will not be rescheduled. They will be accepting video audition submissions in lieu of the EPAs. A separate notice for video submissions will be posted with submission information.


CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
SPT
Cat. 4 and 8.
$404.00 & $637.50, contracts pending

PERSONNEL
Expected At the auditions:
Artistic Director, Allyn Burrows or Producing Associate, Ariel Bock;

Other Personnel:
Managing Director, Adam Davis;
General Manager, Stephen Ball

OTHER DATES
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity
member who attends this audition will have an opportunity to be seen.

OTHER
Shakespeare & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all persons are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with Shakespeare & Company's training methodology is a plus. All roles will be understudied. Callbacks will be announced and scheduled at auditions.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

OTHER
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity
member who attends this audition will have an opportunity to be seen.

SEEKING
Equity actors for the 2020 SPT Season in Lenox, MA. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

Performers in KING LEAR should expect to be cast in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING as well:
first rehearsal is May 26th;
first preview is June 28th;
closing performance is August 30th.

All rehearsal and performance dates are in 2020. All roles that are listed as "pre-cast" have been cast without auditions;
* for pre-cast roles, auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.
Available roles (see * above):

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
first rehearsal April 28th;
first preview May 21st;
closing performance July 12th.

FACT by Kareken & Murrell and Farrell
SPT 4 at $404.00/wk, Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

seeking

Jim Fingal: Male, 20s/early 30s, smart, hardworking Hardvard grad

All other roles are pre-cast* without audition: Emily Penrose, Female 60s, editor

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MY LEFT BREAST
first rehearsal July 7th;
first performance July 16th;
closing performance July 19th.
by Susan Miller
SPT 4 at $404.00/wk,
Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

All roles are pre-cast* without audition:

Susan, Female, aware of her flaws and never self-pitying

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WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA
first rehearsal June 30th;
first preview July 23rd;
closing performance Aug 15th.
by Melissa James Gibson
SPT 8 at $637,50/wk, Bernstein Theatre

All roles are pre-cast* without audition:

Hank, Male 40s/50s, husband and father dealing with divorce and job loss, depressed but trying hard;

Sheryl, Female late 30s, African-American aspriing actor, intense, driven, wicked sense of humor;

Lydia, Female 50s, private but daring, dealing with death of her father
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MEASURE FOR MEASURE
first rehearsal August 25th;
first performance Sept. 2nd;
closing performance Sept. 6th.
by William Shakespeare,
SPT 4 at $404.00/wk, Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

seeking

Duke & as cast: Female, 50s/60s

Claudio & as cast: Male, 30s

Lucio & as cast: Male or Female, 30s

Escalus & as cast: Male, 60s/70s

All other roles are pre-cast* without audition: Isabella & as cast, Female 40s
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BETRAYAL
first rehearsal August 25th;
first preview September 18th;
closing performance October 18th.
by Harold Pinter -
SPT 4 at $404.00/wk, Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

seeking

Robert: Male, 50s, husband, intelligent, professional, vulnerable

All other roles are pre-cast* without audition: Jerry, Male 50s, husband, cheater, father, athletic; Emma, Female 50s, smart, sensual, funny

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APPOINTMENTS
By Appointment. Appointments and/or other information: e-mail cwheeler@shakespeare.org or call (413) 637- 1199 x.140 weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

THIS EPA HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble St
Lenox, MA 01240-2813

Tina Packer Playhouse; bear left as you enter the property & follow signage

WHEN
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 12:30 to 1:30

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare two short contrasting monologues for presentation and bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult